Staffordshire County Council and Staffordshire University Team Up
Staffordshire County Council teams up with Staffordshire University to develop innovative technology that will improve lives and productivity.
14:19 23 April 2018
Staffordshire County Council and Staffordshire University have announced that they have teamed up to bring cutting-edge technology to the city. The project will see Staffordshire University create 6,500 apprenticeships over the next decade to embed digital skills that will address the needs of local businesses. It will also launch its Microsoft Digital Skills programme to schools to help students and teachers improve their digital skills.
Staffordshire County Council leader Philip Atkins said: “Staffordshire University is at the forefront of the digital age and this partnership will ensure that county residents and businesses fully benefit from its expertise and leadership.
“Modern technology is helping to boost efficiency and transform how we work for the benefit of our residents. This partnership means that we can explore cutting edge technology and to think digital first wherever possible. Digital innovation will improve lives and productivity, leading to a healthier, happier and more prosperous county.
“This is an exciting development for our two organisations but more importantly for everyone in Staffordshire. We are fortunate to have this type of expertise here and look forward to building on this partnership to make this county a global digital leader.”
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